Sentencing Reform Still Alive Amid Time Crunch

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and other advocates of sentencing and prison reform are desperately trying to sway Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to keep the Senate in session longer in December to finish their bill. The Justice Department would like to rewrite some provisions, a move a critic blames on a “rogue” official.

Millions Wanted on Warrants, Including Violent Suspects

There are more than 5.7 million cases in 27 states with open arrest warrants, enough to lock up every adult in West Virginia and Colorado combined. “Most jurisdictions around the nation are doing nothing with warrants …Nothing,” said criminologist David Kennedy of John Jay College of Criminal Justice.